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AN annual two-day beer festival is back once more.

More details have been revealed of this year’s Hartlepool Beer festival which will be held at the Borough Hall on Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15.

The event will be held from 6pm to midnight each night and tickets are £12 each.

Live music is planned each evening as well as a chance to enjoy a selection of ales.

The entry price includes a free tankard, free glass of ale and a tasting guide.

People can also join a real ale testing session on Saturday, October 15, between noon-4pm, costing £3 per ticket.

The event is organised by the Hartlepool branch of Round Table and more details are available by visiting